Sarah Lumley, nutritional therapist for Breast Cancer Haven, shows you how to make delicious, nutritious, and healthy smoothies.

Watch the video to find out more about the health benefits of smoothies and see how to make our breakfast smoothie. You can find the recipe for this breakfast smoothie in our cookery book, the Haven in your kitchen.  

Download a copy of our cookery book here - Haven in your kitchen.

Common Health Issues 

Some of the common health issues people talk to Sarah about include digestive problems, low immunity and poor energy levels. 

Smoothies provide the perfect solution. They provide good nutrients in a convenient and tasty format.  

Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

Serves 1- Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple, core and skin included
  • 1 pear, core and skin included
  • 1 banana, small, peeled
  • 75g/3oz frozen or fresh berries
  • 2.5cm/1 inch piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 level tbsp almond butter (optional)

Topping:

  • 1 dsp, pumpkin seeds
  • 1 heaped tsp, sunflower seeds
  • 1 level tbsp, flaxseeds or linseeds
  • 2 level tbsp, medium (or fine) oatmeal
  • 1 level tbsp, almonds/walnuts/hazelnuts, chopped

Preparation method:

1. Blend the fruit and water until pureed, adding the nut butter if you wish. Spoon into your breakfast bowl.

2. Spoon the seeds, including the linseeds, over the fruit mixture and stir once or twice.

3. Stir in the oatmeal and nuts and serve at once.